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12th Annual Qualitative Research Summer Intensive

Gain both theoretical and practical understanding of qualitative inquiry in five days of qualitative research professional development courses and networking opportunities. Continuing the tradition of integrating foundation courses with new topical courses, ResearchTalk and the Odum Institute are are featuring 11 new courses.

United States
26th July, 2015 to 30th July, 2015
Event City: 
Chapel Hill
Event State/Province: 
North Carolina
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Course Schedule

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Monday-Tuesday July 27-28, 2015
TWO-DAY COURSES (9:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.)
*Participants can choose one of the courses listed in this section
  • Crafting Phenomenological Research: How Phenomena Can Take Shape in Various Contexts. Presented by Mark Vagle
  • Fundamentals of Qualitative Research. Presented by Johnny Saldaña
  • Implementation Research: Using Qualitative Research Methods to Improve Policy and Practice. Presented by Alison Hamilton
  • Making Claims and Building Theory in Qualitative Inquiry New QRSI Scholar. Presented by Sarah Tracy
  • Progressing with Grounded Theory. Presented by Kathy Charmaz
  • Quantitative Primer for the Qualitative Researcher. Presented by Kevin Swartout
Wednesday July 29, 2015
ONE-DAY COURSES (9:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.)
*Participants can choose one of the courses listed in this section
  • 8 Criteria for Creating Quality in Qualitative Research
  • QRSI Scholar. Presented by Sarah Tracy
  • Because it was Qualitative: How to Build Unapologetic Arguments for the Strength of Our Work. Presented by Tony Adams, Alison Hamilton and Ray Maietta
  • Building a Codebook and Writing Memos. Presented by Paul Mihas
  • Creating Credible, Vivid, and Persuasive Qualitative Stories: Research as Performance. Presented by Johnny Saldaña
  • Learning from Lived Experience: How We Can Study the World as It Is Lived. Presented by Mark Vagle
  • Publishing Qualitative Research New QRSI Scholar. Presented by George Noblit


Thursday-Friday July 30-August 1, 2015
TWO-DAY COURSES (Thursday 9:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.; Friday 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.)
*Participants can choose one of the courses listed in this section
  • Coding and Analyzing Qualitative Data. Presented by Johnny Saldaña
  • Doing Qualitative Research Online. Presented by Tony Adams and Kevin Swartout
  • Engaging Intensive Interviews. Presented by Kathy Charmaz
  • Engaging Theory in Qualitative Analysis and Interpretation New QRSI Scholar. Presented by George Noblit
  • Mixed Methods: Bridging Qualitative and Quantitative Methods and  Results. Presented by Alison Hamilton
  • Writing Effective Qualitative and Mixed Methods Proposals. Presented by​ Margarete Sandelowski


Early Registration
Registration and Payment Received By April 17, 2015.
$250.00 per One-Day Course
$500.00 per Two-Day Course
Standard Registration
Registration and Payment Received By June 25, 2015
$305.00 per One-Day Course
$610.00 per Two-Day Course